Hey, We're Jack and Liu!

And we are both major fans of history. After graduation, we took a year off and decided to travel in our own backyard—beautiful China and surrounds. We're uncovering the places and monuments from all over our gorgeous homeland, and everything nearby.


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November 13, 2017

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October 28, 2017

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October 14, 2017

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September 19, 2017

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The Great Wall of China

One of the great wonders of the world. Being 13,171 miles long, this wall represents a great feat of perseverance and a sign of how important territorial borders were for Chinese emperors over the centuries. Absolutely a must visit if you have the opportunity.

The Terracotta Warriors

This army was created after the death of the first emperor of China, Qin Shin Huang, as a part of the funerary art, with the goal of protecting the emperor in the afterlife. This site is placed on a UNESCO World Heritage list, and it shows the significances with which the first emperor was regarded.

The Forbidden City

This imperial palace, which now houses a palace museum, housed Chinese dynasties from 1420 until 1912. Located in Beijing, this is a place where you can see traditional Chinese art and observe it's development over centuries.


If you have any interesting, unique ideas OF places we should visit in China (or nearby), or if you just want to share your own story with us, don't hesitate to send us an email!